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Aluralagus bensonensis

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Taxonomy
Sylvilagus bensonensis was named by Gazin (1942). Its type locality is Post Ranch, which is in a Blancan lacustrine horizon in the St. David Formation of Arizona.

It was recombined as Aluralagus bensonensis by Downey (1968), Downey (1970), Kurten and Anderson (1980) and White (1991).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Sylvilagus bensonensis Gazin
1968Aluralagus bensonensis Downey
1970Aluralagus bensonensis Downey
1980Aluralagus bensonensis Kurten and Anderson p. 279
1991Aluralagus bensonensis White

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
Duplicidentata()
orderLagomorphaBrandt 1885
familyLeporidaeFischer de Waldheim 1817
subfamilyLeporinaeTrouessart 1880
genusAluralagusDowney 1968
speciesbensonensis(Gazin 1942)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available